‘La Cage’ continues at HART to July 29
Few theaters in the region take the kind of risks HART does and this summer is no exception. The 1983 Broadway Blockbuster “La Cage Aux Folles” opens in Waynesville for a four week run through July 29.
“La Cage Aux Folles,” translated as “The Bird Cage,” won the Tony for Best Musical, then two Best Musical Revivals for a total of 23 Tony nominations, 11 Tony Awards, and a dozen Drama Desk awards. Despite its pedigree, however, few theaters are willing to take a chance doing the show.
“La Cage” is the story of a gay couple, George and Albin, who run a nightclub in San Tropez. Albin is the star. George has a son, Jean Michelle, who has become engaged to the daughter of a hyper conservative politician. From this situation the comedy erupts as Albin first tries to pass himself off as the ...